Askew Music

Emily teaching Ken Bruce the recorder

Emily at the Boppin Bunnies Pirate Ceilidh

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Music Workshop

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Emily has a wealth of teaching experience in different educational contexts. She is a principal study Recorder teacher for Trinity College of Music and has worked in for several London music services in both primary and secondary sectors. She has helped many students gain distinctions in grade exams and her folk ensemble at Pimlico School reached the National finals of the New Roots and the Music for Youth Competition.

For the last five years, Emily has been developing her early years teaching. She now has a wealth of experience teaching music to nurseries and baby and toddler organisations.

She has led music workshops for both children and adults in many schools, music centres, festivals and summer schools. These have included Dartington Summer School, Aldeburgh Young Musicians, the Centre for Young Musicians, Spitalfields Festival, Globe Theatre Education and three years of Brighton Early Music Festival workshops for local schools.

Emily has a varied programme of interactive workshops for different ages and settings. From medieval times to the present day, there are workshops for a variety of genres exploring early, contemporary and folk music. For enquiries go to Askew Music

"Emily Askew's workshop as part of the Early Music Festival in Brighton was thoroughly enjoyed by the whole school. Singing folk songs, listening to energetic tunes and even finger dancing were all part of the fun!"
Eleanor Agius, Music Teacher, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Brighton

What students say...

"Emily is multi-talented and very engaging, as well as sweet, enthusiastic and very smiley. The plethora of musical instruments, including those as obscure as the mini-bagpipes, are enchanting, especially when combined with Emily's beautiful voice." Natalie Strong and Zac

"Emily is such an amazing teacher, her incredible energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour make every class such fun and I'll never forget seeing the babies' faces the first time she played her bagpipes!" Suzanne Darling and Jack

"Emily is a superb teacher...she is exceptionally talented... Anna Shepherd, Boppin' Bunnies